Deliver Your News to the World & Advantage Rent A Car To Announce "The Gay Travel Advantage" at San Diego Pride Festival


SAN DIEGO, CA, USA, JULY 17, 2008 – and Advantage Rent A Car will be announcing “The Gay Travel Advantage” initiative at the San Diego LGBT Pride Festival, July 19 & 20, 2008.

As part of’s “Commitment to the Community”, and Advantage Rent A Car will be announcing The Gay Travel Advantage - an on-going commitment to meet the wants and travel needs of the LGBT community. As part of this commitment, all attendees at San Diego Pride who visit The Gay Travel Advantage booth will receive a free one day rental compliments of Advantage Rent A Car.

“We’re committed to our relationship with and the LGBT Community”, said Advantage’s Chairman, Denny Hecker. “We’re dedicated to building special relationships with interested community members – ones where our friendly, personalized service provide a comfort level and trust that is second to none. Being at the San Diego Pride Festival is a first step in re-enforcing our commitment to the community and to introducing The Gay Travel Advantage”.

In addition, and Advantage Rent A Car are proud to announce the Advantage Star Search photo contest. San Diego Pride attendees will be encouraged to pose for professional photographs with an Advantage Rent A Car vehicle. Photos will be judged by our panel of experts and the top ten finalists will be posted on the web site where site visitors will vote on-line as to their favorites. The entrant receiving the most votes will be featured in a national Advantage Rent A Car LGBT themed promotional campaign and win a VIP trip for two to Treasure Island in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to launch The Gay Travel Advantage in our home town of San Diego. Pride is a time for celebration, and in California this year it’s particularly exciting,” said Cara Lyn Greco, CEO of “At, we work with LGBT travelers everyday trying to find the best values and travel options for them, and being able to offer free Advantage Rent A Car vehicles to all attendees of San Diego Pride is just the beginning of our national ’Commitment to the Community’ campaign- a comprehensive effort to negotiate preferred deals and added value to the Gay Travel Community.”

About Advantage Rent A Car
Advantage Rent A Car is privately held by Denny Hecker Family Ventures, with headquarter operations in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and whose principal business location is in San Antonio, Texas. Advantage serves travel and leisure, lifestyle, business, government and insurance replacement rentals in more than 100 U.S. locations and 36 affiliates internationally. Advantage is America’s first major car rental company committed to going 100 percent green and providing environmentally conscientious travelers with a fleet of 100 percent fuel efficient vehicles by the end of 2010. For a complete list of car rentals, locations, franchise opportunities, promotions and other information, please visit

About is an on-line advertising company focused exclusively on the gay travel market. is committed to being the world’s leading resource for gay and lesbian travel related information, services and products. For more information visit


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